Every summer over 200,000 festival-goers flock to Chicago for Lollapalooza: 3 days of fun, sun, and music. August 5 thru 7, this year’s lineup boasts favorites such as Eminem, Cee Lo Green, My Morning Jacket, Pretty Lights and Atmosphere. Many are quick to point out the impact on the environment given the excessively large turnout. However, this year organizers are increasing efforts to make the festival more environmentally friendly.
As part of the effort to become more sustainable, the festival is launching the “Rock and Recycle” program. Vendors will package water in sustainable and recyclable cartons. Water refilling stations will also be stationed throughout the grounds for reusable water bottles. In exchange for recycling, fans will be given free t-shirts and other perks.
August 5 thru 7 … 3-day passes are sold out but Sunday tickets are still available for $90 bucks/each. Join the fun and help make the festival more planet-friendly!
photo credit: lollapalooza.com